Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps 2019

Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps 2019 – Waterford Township Parks & Recreation offers Farm and Nature day camps and a variety of specialty camps. Deadline to register is always the Wednesday prior to camp. Registration will continue after this point if availability allows and a $10 late fee will be added.

Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps 2019

Farm Camps at Hess-Hathaway Park / Farm

Little Farmer’s Camp – Kids Ages 3-5 – $80 Per Week
Sign your pre-schooler up for a camp filled with many activities focused around farm animals including: games, songs, crafts, hikes. Everyday will be themed centering on a particular animal. T-shirt included.
M-F – 6/24-6/28 – 9a-noon
M-F – 7/15-7/19 – 9a-noon
M-F – 7/29-8/2 – 9a-noon

Farm Camp – Kids Ages 6-10 – $170 Per Week
In collaboration with MSU Extension’s Oakland County 4-H Program. Children will have the chance to snuggle with bunnies, feed the goats, muck the stalls and enjoy the traditional camp activities as well (waterpark visit, historic skills, such as ice-cream making, hayrides, campfire and a balance of outdoor activity and peaceful time). Before & after care available 7:30-9a $30, 3-5:30p $40 and combo am/pm $60. Campers bring sack lunch and refillable water bottle. Includes t-shirt.
M-F – 6/17-6/21 – 9a-3p
M-F – 7/8-7/12 – 9a-3p
M-F – 7/22-7/26 – 9a-3p

Farm and Adventure Camp – Kids Ages 9-13 – $210 Per Week
Camp experience is more sophisticated for the older camper. Field trips will include Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area, CJ Barrymore’s and waterpark. MSU Extension will be a partner in advancing the experience the campers receive with the farm animals. Camp-over is on Thursday night and campers may be picked up at 9am Friday morning*. Campers bring tents. Before and after care is available for $45/week from 7:30-9a and 4-5:30p on Monday–Thursday morning.
M-W – 8/6-8/8 – 9a-4p
Th-F – 8-9-8/10 – Thu from 9a overnight to Fri 9a*

Summer Camps at Drayton Plains Nature Center

Pre-School Nature Enthusiasts Camp – Kids Ages 3-5 – $65 Per Week
Laugh, run, explore, get wet and enjoy the beautiful woods and river with games and crafts. Each day is a themed day highlighting a particular Michigan animal. Designed for independent children who are ready to meet new friends and be active outdoors! Camper needs to be potty-trained and meet age requirements by the first day of camp.
M-TH – 6/24-6/27 – 9a-noon

Nature Survival Camp – Kids Ages 6-9 AND Ages 9-13 – $135 Per Week
How does one survive in the wild? Understanding what is needed for survival teaches us much about our natural world and ourselves. Each week will have a different theme and unique experience. Wed, Jun 19* includes a visit from Oakland County Nature Interpreter. Wed, Jul 17** parents will be asked to drop-off and pick-up the campers from Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, 7800 Gale Road, Waterford for a day that includes fishing, swimming, kayaking and nature trails (please NOTE for this day all vehicles must have a State of Michigan Recreation Passport for entrance to the park).
Ages 6-10 years – M-Th – 6/17-6/20* and 7/29-8/1 – 9a-4p
Ages 9-13 years – M-Th – 7/15-7/18** – 9a-4p

Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps Specialty Camps

NASA® CAMP: Academy of Future Space Explorers! – Kids Ages 5-12 – $195 Per Week
Mad Science has teamed up with NASA in a quest for discovery of planets, moons, and other space phenomena. Kids will assemble a satellite and train to be an astronaut. Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed by NASA to use these activities for summer camps.
M-F – 7/15-7/19 – 1-5p
Location – Hess-Hathaway Community Building

Little Veterinarian School- Kids Ages 6-10 – $190 Per Week
Do you love animals? At Little Vet School, campers will learn how to take care of a pet and make assessments of a variety of animals including real farm animals. Campers will experience the farrier’s visit to trim the horse and donkey’s hooves. Material fee of $35 is paid directly to the instructor. www.littlemedicalschool.com/detroit
M-F – 7/29-8/2 – 1-4p
Location – Hess Hathaway Park

Sports Camps

Skyhawk Sports Camps – Kids Ages 7-14 OR Kids Ages 7-12 – Fees Vary
Learn the fundamentals while enjoying the energy and excitement of these great team sports. This camp is designed for the beginner to intermediate player.
VOLLEYBALL – 7/1-7/3* AND/OR 8/5-8/9** – Ages 7-14 – *$99/$135**
BASKETBALL – 7/1-7/3* AND/OR 8/5-8/9** – Ages 7-14 – *$99/$135**
FLAG FOOTBALL – 7/18-7/12 – Kids Ages 7-12 – $135
BASEBALL CAMP – 8/12-8/16 – Kids Ages 7-12 – $135

Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps
5200 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, MI 48329

Photo Credit – Waterford Parks and Recreation


For more info on Waterford Parks and Rec Summer Camps 2019, call 248-674-5441 or visit www.waterfordmi.gov/parks.

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